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165K Children In Mali Face Severe Acute Malnutrition In 2018, UNICEF Warns

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Rising number of children prey to deadly malnutrition in conflict-hit Mali: U.N.
“Tens of thousands of children in Mali are prey to life-threatening malnutrition as violence and displacement fuel a deepening nutrition crisis in the West African nation, the United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) said on Monday…” (Guilbert, 9/9).

U.N. News Centre: UNICEF warns of nutrition crisis affecting 165,000 children in Mali
“…A report published [Monday] shows that an estimated 165,000 children are expected to suffer from severe acute malnutrition across the country in 2018. ‘Behind these figures are the lives of the most vulnerable and forgotten girls and boys in Mali,’ said UNICEF Representative Lucia Elmi in a press release…” (9/9).

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